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.p. 139

Pause of Force....
Of feeling...

ib.
When to be used.

.140
Power of, and Examples...

.141
In Poetry, for Rhythm.

..155, 157, 162
Pitch.

.171 to 179
The main constituent of Expression...

.171
Middle pitch..

..173
Low pitch.

..176
High pitch...

.174
(See “ OROTUND.")
PRONOUNS..

..105
Have no proper inflection..

..109
How governed in inflection....

ib.
PRONOMINAL PHRASE-
What...

. 108
Rules and Examples...

.109
In reply...

.111
Emphasis with.

ib.
Pronominal Series.

..122
Rules for inflection of..

ib.
POETRY-POETICAL ELOCUTION-
Intonation of...

.148
Imaginative style..

.149
Poetical Prose...

ib.
Examples from Ossian and Burke..

ib.
Reading Verse..

.153
Rhythm, &c....

.154
Rhythmical accentuation.

ib.
Measure of Verse..

.155 to 162
Rhythmical Reading..

.162
Melody and Cadence..

.165
Harmonic Cadence.

..166
General Instructions for the inflection of verse...... ib.
Marked extract (Pope).

..167
·P. 164

ib,

..188

93

DRAMATIC poetry. ...

Remarks on reading..
Practice in rhythmical reading.
Poetical EXTRACTS-

Portia's Speech on Mercy.....(Shaks.).....
Sabbath Morn...

(Grahame).
Happiness.

(Scott)...
From the Tragedy of Ion.....(Talfourd)..
Breathes there a man. .(Scott).
Description of Prince Henry..(Shaks.).
Hotspur's eagerness for battle.(Id.).
Prospero's Invocation. .(Id.)...
Death of Samson..

(Milton).
Boadicea.

.(Cowper).
The Eagle..

(Percival)
Spring...

(Willis).
The Clime of the East. (Byron).
The Passions.

.(Collins).
Henry V. before Harfleur.. .(Shaks.).
Dying Gladiator...

(Byron)..

.163
..167
.170
.174
.183
.184
.185
.186
..189

.191
..194

.195
.197
.204
..205

54
60
71

94
.124
.185

PRACTICE ON-

Articulation...
Pronunciation.
Pause.
Pause, Inflection, and Emphasis - Part I..

Part II.
Intonation...
Poetical Elocution.
Rhythmical Reading.

Energy and Expression..
PRONUNCIATION....

.188
..197
· P. 107

Practice on.
PARENTHESIS

Parenthetical members...
Distinction between...

51
60

105
..106

How read....
Rules for inflection of.

ib.
PROSE EXTRACTS-
Sense, Taste, and Genius.

..(Usher).... 71
“Press on !".

--(Anon)..... 94
Storm at Sea.

(W. Irving.) 95
Dante and Milton....

..(Macauley). 96
The Material and Spiritual in Poetry...(Id.). ......126
Emancipation of Spanish America.....(H. Clay)..124
Evidence and Precedents in Law.. ..(Erskine)...129
Sketch of Lord Chatham's Administration.(Burke)..139
Warren Hastings...

(Id.)....150
Extract from Ossian...

.149
Brutus' speech to the populace (marked for intona-
tion and expression)...

.148, 179, 182
QUANTITY-
How governed in the English language.

86
Distinction between our language and the Greek and
Latin...

ib.
The same, with reference to rhythm. 155 to 163
RHETORICAL Pauses...

..63 to 74
RHYTHM, (see POETRY.)
SERIES-SERIAL SENTENCES,
What.

.112
Form of.

ib.
Simple and compound...

ib.
Commencing and concluding.

ib.
Rules of inflection on.

.114
Simple Series.

ib.
Compound...

.115
Division of Series.

116
Irregular Series.

118
Exercise on.

.119
Negative...

120
Interrogative..

ib.

.p. 121

.122
.147

44

Antithetical....
Pronominal....

Exercise in intonation of.
STAMMERING-

What, and its cure..
SUB-TONICS.

What.
Table of.

Exercise on.
Tonics....

List of pure tonics..
Table of pure and mixed tonics.
Exercise on the tonics...
Practice on articulation of.

32
33
41
42

32 to 51

34
37
39
54

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VOICE-
Human voice a musical instrument...

75
Inflection of....

ib.
Education of.

.145
Intonation.

ib.
Economy of...

ib.
Weak voices..

ib.
How improved.

ib.
Practice of..

.143
Pitch.

.171
(See INTONATION, Expression, Pitch.)
Vocal GYMNASTICS-

Practice recommended to strengthen the lungs and
improve the voice.

..208
VOWEL SOUNDS....

.31 to 51
Practice in articulation of..

54

INDEX TO THE APPENDIX.

EXERCISES IN PROSE-READING.

.p. 215

Delicacy of Taste..

:(Hume).
The Coliseum...

(Forsyth).....216
Death and Character of Queen Elizabeth..(Hume).. ..219
Character of Mary, Queen of Scots....... .(Robertson)...224
Marie Antoinettë....

(Burke).......226
Conquest of Jerusalem by the Crusaders...(Gibbon). ..227
Story of La Roche..

(Mackenzie)...231
Modern Gallantry..

.(C. Lamb)....248
Character of Chatham.

(Grattan). 250
Napoleon....

(Phillips).....252

PROSE-DECLAMATION.

Against the Charge of British Predilection.(Randolph)... 257
The Advantages of Classical Learning....(Story).......259
Emmet's Speech before Sentence of Death......

.263
In favor of the Greek Revolution. (Clay). ..267
Pitt's Reply to Walpole..

..268
Eulogy on Washington...

(Webster)....270
Against Paine's "Age of Reason," .(Erskine).....273

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